I LOVE dark and hallucinogenic children's books!
This bunny has some serious Donny Darko action going on.
You know it's funny, one would think that books illustrated like that just wouldn't be attractive to kids or might even scare them. But my eldest (seven) and I just read one that was, if anything, a little darker than this and he loved it. I was a little reticent to read it just before bed, but it didn't seem to cause problems...
This piece reminded me of the movie, "Watership Down" which absolutely terrified me as a kid. I still loved the movie and watched it whenever I could.
That's a curious yet exquisite piece by the way.